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This week saw more of “pharmacy bashing season,” as Chemist Warehouse and doctors criticised the existing regulations Chemist Warehouse chief operating officer Mario Tascone told the mainstream media that if …

In the first of a two-part series, Carlene McMaugh talks to a range of pharmacy experts about pain management. In particular we look at the impact of scheduling changes – …

PSA goes to bat for Guild stance on pharmacy regulation as RACGP president argues longer scripts and machine dispensing would ‘improve compliance’ Location rules and pharmacy ownership regulations are good …

It’s been a week of doctors versus pharmacists, with GPs taking to the media to accuse pharmacy of bullying, profit-seeking and administering old vaccines There was a flurry of attacks …

AMA president Dr Tony Bartone says that any over-65s flu vaccine used before mid-April this year was not the “most up-to-date, recommended vaccine” for the 2019 flu season The Pharmaceutical …

The AMA is calling for a move away from community pharmacy as the vehicle for dispensing medicines in rural and regional areas Along with incorporating pharmacy services into general practice …

As part of its commitment to the safe and quality use of medicines, the PSA recently convened meetings to discuss improvements in the labelling and counselling for antibiotics and opioids …

Stakeholders have suggested that NSAIDs could be moved to pharmacy-only in a bid to avoid interactions such as the “triple whammy” with diuretics and ACE inhibitors Macquarie University researcher Dr …

This year’s PSA Offshore Refresher, held in Switzerland and France, continued the tradition of delivering quality education in the most desirable travel destinations – featuring rock stars and film legends …

Money was a hot topic in pharmacy this week… for both patients and pharmacists There was big news in Western Australia, as state Health Minister Roger Cook announced at a …

Western Australia is the latest state to expand pharmacist vaccination, allowing several vaccines to be administered to 16-year-olds WA Health Minister Roger Cook has announced that pharmacists will be able …

We review the results of our poll, which received over 800 votes Over the past three weeks, AJP ran a poll asking readers which organisations they think should be able …